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Defiant Voices Flood U.S. Cities as Women Rally for Rights

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:24:14 GMT

Protesters at the women’s march in Paris on Saturday.In cities across the country and beyond, demonstrators protested the new president after an election that placed gender in the spotlight as never before.


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In a Rust Belt Town, the Women’s March Draws Shrugs and Cheers From Afar

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:11:21 GMT

Marchers on Saturday in Washington. “Those women don’t represent me,” one woman said in Niles, Mich., while others said they supported the march.Women in Niles, Mich., 600 miles from Washington, disagreed on the need for the march and on the issues it focused on.


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Marchers Pour Into Washington to Pour Out Their Hearts

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:36:28 GMT

An estimated half-million women protested in the nation’s capital one day after the inauguration of President Trump.



In Trump’s Hometown, a Clear Message of Defiance From Women

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:27:59 GMT

Protesters marched on Saturday along 42nd Street near Grand Central Terminal in one of many Women’s March rallies across the country.In concert with other Women’s March protests around the country, thousands of New Yorkers rallied for women’s rights, and against the Trump administration.


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Witness the Women’s March in Washington

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:09:02 GMT

Attend the rally that drew hundreds of thousands to the nation’s capital in protest of President Trump.



With False Claims, Trump Attacks Media on Turnout and Intelligence Rift

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:28:02 GMT

The photograph of President Trump’s inauguration that was displayed during Mr. Spicer’s briefing. Mr. Trump said that when he looked out from his podium, “it looked like a million, a million and a half people.”The president falsely accused journalists of inventing a rift between him and spy agencies and of deliberately understating the size of his inauguration crowd.


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White House Press Secretary Slams Media

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:15:54 GMT

At his first news conference, Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, accused news outlets of intentionally manipulating photographs “to minimize the enormous support” that President Trump had received at his inauguration.



Inaugural Speech Dims G.O.P. Hopes for a More Conservative Trump Agenda

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:04:26 GMT

The new president challenged establishment views on domestic, fiscal and foreign affairs, setting up a clash over Republicans’ long-held identity.



Jared Kushner, Trump’s Son-in-Law, Is Cleared to Serve as Adviser

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:51:05 GMT

Jared Kushner arriving for the National Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral on Saturday.The Justice Department said President Trump’s appointment of Mr. Kushner in the White House role would not violate antinepotism laws.


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Public Health: What Does Trump’s Executive Order Against Obamacare Actually Do?

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:27:06 GMT

President Donald J. Trump signing his first executive order in the Oval Office on Friday, regarding the Affordable Care Act. The move should be seen as more of a mission statement.Major changes to health policy will require new legislation, not an executive order.


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Trump’s Improvised Path to a Month of Executive Action

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:44:57 GMT

In the Oval Office on Friday, President Trump signed a directive to federal agencies to scale back parts of the Affordable Care Act.In a reflection of the style that helped fuel his rise, he has made few, if any, firm decisions about which orders he wants to make, or in which order.


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Donald Trump’s Inauguration Becomes a Time to Protest and Plan

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:00:03 GMT

A group gathered outside the White House on Thursday to thank President Obama. Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on Friday is becoming a rallying point for protests by many Democrats and activists.Mr. Trump’s swearing-in is a vehicle for many Democrats to conduct rallies or workshops, or to escape Washington and politics for a weekend.


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A Neighborhood Where the Obamas and the Trumps Are Just Part of the Mix

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:00:25 GMT

The home on Tracy Place where Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, are moving.Kalorama, in northwestern Washington, is a stately jumble of embassies and upper-class homes. Now, a medley of newcomers across the political spectrum is moving in.


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Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’? Nope. It’s Putin and Ansari.

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:12:57 GMT

Kate McKinnon, left, and Beck Bennett as President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia in the cold open for “Saturday Night Live” on Saturday.The show opened with an impersonation of the Russian president, and the host, the actor and comedian Aziz Ansari, urged the new American president to address issues of race.


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On the Runway: Melania Trump’s ‘America First’ Inaugural Wardrobe

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:36:18 GMT

Melania Trump walking down Pennsylvania Avenue after the swearing-in.From her powder-blue dress at the swearing-in to her outfits at the balls, the first lady modeled the fashion of politics, and the politics of fashion.


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Attack on Alt-Right Leader Has Internet Asking: Is It O.K. to Punch a Nazi?

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:51:26 GMT

Richard B. Spencer, a far-right activist, in Whitefish, Mont., in June.An assault on Richard B. Spencer, a well-known far-right activist, in Washington after the inauguration prompted outrage — and mockery — online.


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A New Administration. A New Era. But That Cake Looks Familiar.

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:38:39 GMT

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence cut a cake at the Salute to Our Armed Services inaugural ball on Friday. The cake was a replica of one made for President Barack Obama’s inauguration four years ago.A cake featured at the Salute to Our Armed Services inaugural ball was a replica of one made for Barack Obama’s inauguration four years ago.


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At Least 15 Die as Tornadoes Sweep Southeast

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:57:58 GMT

Storm-related deaths were confirmed in Georgia and Mississippi, with damage also reported in parts of Alabama, Louisiana and Texas.



7 Questions for Gambia’s New President, Adama Barrow

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:38:59 GMT

President Adama Barrow of Gambia during an interview in Dakar, Senegal, on Sunday.Mr. Barrow was sworn in from Senegal when his predecessor refused to cede power. Now, preparing to take over, he discussed his vision for the nation.


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Defeated Gambian Leader Ends Standoff and Boards a Flight Into Exile

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:53:44 GMT

A ferry bringing back people who fled Gambia because of its political crisis arrived at the port in Banjul on Saturday.Yahya Jammeh, who was defeated in an election last month, announced that he would step down, sending a wave of relief through the nation.


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For France’s Left, a Time of Crisis

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:47:58 GMT

Manuel Valls, the former Socialist prime minister, at a debate at a union center in Puteaux, France, this month. France’s election is being watched as a barometer of European disaffection.The governing Socialists are deeply unpopular and given little chance in the coming presidential election, as European voters abandon the left.


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Marine Le Pen Extols Far Right During Speech in Germany

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:16:58 GMT

In Koblenz, Germany, on Saturday, Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front in France, said that the far right would awake in Europe this year.The triumph of anti-Europeans in Britain and Donald J. Trump in the United States has galvanized the Continent’s far-right parties, who are wooing disillusioned voters.


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A Colonial-Era Wound Opens in Namibia

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:34:24 GMT

Protesters splashed paint on a statue in Swakopmund, Namibia, that commemorates German soldiers who helped crush a rebellion by the Herero and Nama ethnic groups.More than a century after the genocide of two African ethnic groups, a city that retains strong German ties is divided over the fate of a war memorial.


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Your Daily Mini Crossword

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 08:18:20 GMT

Solve a bite-size crossword in just a few minutes.



Adolescence: Talking With Both Daughters and Sons About Sex

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:32:13 GMT

When parents talk about sex with their teenagers, they tend to view boys as playing offense and girls playing defense.


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Well: Is Hot Yoga Good for You?

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:00:06 GMT

Hot yoga, done in a hot room, may have health benefits, but it can also lead to dehydration or heat stroke.


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Australian Open Upsets Knock Out No. 1s, Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:55:38 GMT

Angelique Kerber during her fourth-round match against Coco Vandeweghe at the Australian Open on Sunday.Kerber lost to the 35th-ranked Coco Vandeweghe, and Mischa Zverev, ranked 50th, stunned Murray just days after Novak Djokovic’s elimination.


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On Tennis: Another Australian Open Surprise: The Return of the Old Roger Federer

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:58:23 GMT

Roger Federer after his five-set victory over fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori in the fourth round of the Australian Open.With Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic eliminated, the 35-year-old Federer, returning from a six-month injury break, has the potential to make a deep run.


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Sports of The Times: Kevin Turner’s Parents Still Watch Football. But Differently.

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:01:23 GMT

Raymond and Myra Turner, the parents of Kevin Turner, a former N.F.L. player who was a main plaintiff in a class-action suit claiming the league hid the cognitive dangers of the game.They will tune into the N.F.L. playoffs Sunday, even though their son, an N.F.L. player for eight seasons, died after battling a disease linked to head trauma.


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N.F.C. Championship: Packers’ Jordy Nelson Ready to Play

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:38:51 GMT

Packers receiver Jordy Nelson practiced without pads this week, but is expected to play against the Falcons.The Packers travel to Atlanta in a battle of high-powered offenses, while the Patriots try to complete this season’s dominant run against the Steelers.


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New England Patriots’ Owner, Still Sore at N.F.L., Has Payback in Sight

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:43:40 GMT

Robert K. Kraft, center, the owner of the Patriots, with Roger Goodell, the N.F.L. commissioner, left, and Kraft’s son Jonathan, the president of the team, at the Super Bowl, in Glendale, Ariz., in 2015.The strained relations between Robert Kraft and the league will be inescapable if New England returns to the Super Bowl, two years after the “Deflategate” scandal.


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Catching Up With the Matriarch Behind Beyoncé and Solange

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:00:03 GMT

Tina Knowles Lawson says she likes to be called “Miss Tina.”Tina Knowles Lawson remains the inspiration for the chart-topping daughters she raised while running a hair salon in Houston.


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Brenda Barnes, Pepsi Chief Who Spurred a Work-Life Debate, Dies at 63

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:51:54 GMT

Brenda Barnes in June 2009, when she was chairwoman and chief executive at Sara Lee.Ms. Barnes was a two-time corporate chief executive whose decision to leave a top job at Pepsi-Cola inspired a national debate about women juggling career and family.


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Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:26:45 GMT

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Baseball Tragedy: 2 Players Die in Crashes in the Dominican Republic

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:11:18 GMT

Yordano Ventura in a 2015 game.One of the players, Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, 25, had a career record of 38-31 with a 3.89 earned run average. The other, Andy Marte, 33, an infielder, played parts of seven seasons in the majors and the last two years in South Korea.


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Train in Southern India Derails, Killing Scores

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:27:57 GMT

Bodies were lined up along the road at the site of the derailment.Rescue workers struggled into the morning to pull the injured and dead from the train in the latest disaster for India’s overburdened railway.


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Historian’s Latest Book on Mao Turns Acclaim in China to Censure

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:12:32 GMT

The Chinese author Yang Jisheng in 2013. Mr. Yang, a noted chronicler of the Mao era, has published “The World Turned Upside Down,” a history of the Cultural Revolution.Yang Jisheng’s effort to “recover the history” of the Cultural Revolution has become part of the struggle over China’s Communist past, which has widened under President Xi Jinping.


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The Public Editor: Trump, Russia, and the News Story That Wasn’t

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:02:54 GMT

In Danilovgrad, a town in Montenegro, Serbian supporters made their views known on a billboard in November.Times editors knew the federal authorities were looking into allegations of ties between Donald Trump and Russia. But they decided not to report it.


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City Kitchen: Rice and Chicken With a French Accent

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:46:09 GMT

A chicken and rice casserole leans in a Gallic direction when made with white wine, thyme, garlic and parsley. Frozen peas are optional.Arroz con pollo, chicken biryani — rice and chicken is a dish you find all over the world.


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We’ve Been Here Before: Oaths of Office

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:25:34 GMT

This week, essays by Jon Meacham and Beverly Gage about books that speak to our current historical moment, and much more.



These Young Adult Novels Come With Back Stories: The Authors’ Own

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:00:21 GMT

Allison Glock, second from left, with her husband, T Cooper, and their daughters, Matilda, far left, and Dixie.Married parents, one transgender, have created a series, “Changers,” popular with teenagers who feel they were born in the wrong bodies. (Really, Mom!)


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The Neediest Cases: Earning a Degree, and Her Daughters’ Admiration

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:00:12 GMT

Latisha Hopewell, 37, with her daughters, Shani and Shaun Bates, in a Manhattan park in December, the month she received her degree the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.Latisha Hopewell, a Neediest Cases beneficiary, became the first in her family to earn a college degree. She also motivated her two daughters.


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